Yellow Water from the Tap: Causes, Concerns, and Solutions

Yellow Water from the Tap: Causes, Concerns, and Solutions

Why is my water yellow? I don’t know about you, but if I turned on the faucet only to find yellow water, that is the question I would be asking! While it sounds bad, yellow tap water is usually a sign of some rust in your water. Tap water is filled with minerals and...
Should I Worry if My Water Tastes Sweet?

Should I Worry if My Water Tastes Sweet?

What does it mean if your water tastes sweet? It goes without saying that every faucet is created differently where water is concerned. In most cases your tap water will taste different from house to house or faucet to faucet. You might notice that your water tastes...
Here’s Why Your Tap Water Smells Like Bleach (And How to Fix It)

Here’s Why Your Tap Water Smells Like Bleach (And How to Fix It)

It can be pretty scary to turn the faucet and find that your tap water smells like bleach. The important thing to focus on is that if your water smells like bleach there’s a good chance that the problem has nothing to do with harmful contaminants. Often if your water...
Water Tastes Like Metal? Here’s Why and What You Can Do

Water Tastes Like Metal? Here’s Why and What You Can Do

Have you ever turned on the tap for a drink, only to discover that your water tastes like metal? This isn’t uncommon in older homes that have iron pipes. In fact, in many of these homes there is a subtle metal taste to the water for this reason. That said, there are...
Water Smells Like Sewage? Here’s Why and What You Can Do

Water Smells Like Sewage? Here’s Why and What You Can Do

No one ever expects to turn the tap on only to discover that their water smells like sewage. Unfortunately, there are times when that happens. If your tap water smells bad it could be a sign that something is wrong with it. Even if it’s not bad, no one wants to drink...
How to Remove Chlorine from Water

How to Remove Chlorine from Water

You’re here because you want to know how to remove chlorine from water. If you have city or municipal water, chlorine has likely been added at the source to combat waterborne germs and/or viruses. Your water is allowed to have about 4 mg/l chlorine levels. According...